January 17, 2021 05:18 (IST)
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CAB demonstration hits Delhi: Jamia students' body denies involvement; CM appeals for calm

New Delhi/UNI: Denying any role in today's protest, Jamia Millia Islamia students's body stated that no student from their varsity participated in the agitation against Citizenship Amendment Bill, passed by Parliament earlier this week, which aimed to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

Anti-CAA agitations hit Delhi: Protesters set buses on fire; police use tear gas

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: In protest against the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by Parliament last week, protesters on Sunday clashed with police and also set 3 buses on fire in Delhi.

CAA protest: Improvement in Assam situation; train services severely hit

Guwahati/UNI: The overall situation in Assam arising out of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, showed further signs of improvement with curfew in Guwahati and Dibrugarh, among other places, relaxed for several hours today, though railway traffic remained severely hit owing to the agitations and internet services continued to be suspended.

CAA violence:  BJP targets Congress 

New Delhi/UNI: Amid violent protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in some parts of the country, the BJP on Saturday launched a scathing attack against the opposition parties over the Act and alleged that the latter are trying to create violence and divide the country.

Violence in West Bengal continuing unabated under Mamata Banerjee's support: BJP

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal unit BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday claimed that the illegal Bangladeshi Muslim immigrants have taken over the protests against the amended citizenship law in West Bengal and alleged that the state government allowed the escalation of the law and order situation.

People who are setting fire can be identified by the colour of clothes they are wearing: PM 

Dumka/UNI: Launching an all-out attack on the Congress party and its allies for the recent incidents of arson which took place in different parts of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that those people, who are setting fire, can be easily identified by the colour of the clothes which they are wearing.

CAA protest in Delhi: Demonstrators clash with police

New Delhi/IBNS: Protesters, who were demonstrating against the recently passed Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, clashed with the police and resorted to violence in New Delhi's New Friends Colony area on Sunday.

CAA agitation: Bengal Govt suspends internet services in six districts as precautionary measure

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS:  The West Bengal Government on Sunday  suspended internet services in six districts, including bordering Murshiadabad and Malda, after anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters resorted to vandalism for the past 48 hours.

Mamata Banerjee trying to turn West Bengal into West Bangladesh: Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal unit BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the widespread violent agitation against the amended citizenship law across the state and alleged that TMC is trying to turn West Bengal into West Bangladesh.

Citizenship protest: US, UK, Israel caution citizens about visiting NE India

New Delhi/UNI: The United States government, Israel, United Kingdom and a few other countries have advised their citizens to be careful and exercise caution while travelling to the violence-hit north east India.

Curfew remains on and internet cut in anti-CAB protests hit Assam

Guwahati/Dibrugarh/Tezpur/UNI: Assam is slowly limping back to normalcy after days of violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act, though agitation against the Act continued across the state,an indefinite curfew remained clamped in Guwahati and Dibrugarh, among other places, and the suspension of internet services was extended.

Odisha: Protest against CAA at various stations, Ten Express trains cancelled

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Railways on Saturday cancelled seven express trains from Howrah and three trains from Puri in view of agitation by people at various railway stations in protest against the Citizens Amendment Act.